Monthly Archives: August 2018

Colombia: Rebuilding Lives, Restoring Hope

Rebuilding Lives, Restoring Hope (FAO)

During five decades of war, millions of Colombians left their homes to escape executions, kidnappings and land seizures by armed groups. 

When the violence finally waned, many wanting to return found their homes were inhabited by someone else, or lost to the wilderness.

China’s Animal Crusaders

China's Animal Crusaders (Al Jazeera English)

In China, animal rights activism is flourishing with increasing numbers of people seeing animals as pets, not protein.

China: Slipping Through the Cracks

China: Slipping Through the Cracks (Al Jazeera English)

Many families coping with mental illness are falling through the cracks of China’s mental health care system.

It’s a system critics say is plagued by a chronic lack of resources, a shortage of professional training, and too little financial assistance for those in need.

Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm

Typhoon Haiyan: Eye of the Storm (SKY 1)

Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines and left a trail of destruction in its wake, with winds that gusted up to 270km/h creating walls of water two storeys high. Thousands of people have died and millions more are struggling to survive, desperate for food, water and shelter, in a crisis that has triggered one of the world's biggest relief operations. The full impact of Typhoon Haiyan is explored in this heartbreaking but insightful documentary combining extraordinary first-hand accounts from survivors, footage from several dedicated film crews on the ground in the Philippines, and expert testimony from renowned scientists.

(Camera work and field production)